Parasymphyseal insufficiency fracture
It prevails in elderly osteopenic or osteoporotic patients.
- concomitant fractures in the pelvis
Typically seen as a vertically oriented linear areas of osteolysis along the junction of the superior and inferior pubic rami adjacent sclerosis adjacent to the pubic symphysis. They may unilateral or bilateral.
They can be occasionally misinterpreted as a malignant lesion .